3. France – Tarte Fine aux Pommes (French Apple Tart)

You are going to see quite a bit of French cuisine popping up on this blog because: a) I love French food b) France is my favourite country in the world, and I have spent a wee bit of time there hanging out at markets, cooking and mostly eating! To kick things off, here is…

2. Thailand – Khao Niew Mamuang (Mango with Sticky Rice)

The second dish of my cooking adventure is also a dish that I learned to make at Phuket Thai Cookery School, this time a dessert. Khao Niew Mamuang or Mango with Sticky Rice is the Thai equivalent of rice pudding, with a sweet, creamy and slightly salty flavour. I’m a rice pudding lover from way…

1. Thailand – Tom Yam Goong

The first dish has got to be from the most recent travel that I’ve done, and that was a trip to Thailand last year, complete with 16-month old Sophie in tow. We had a fantastic time sampling all the wonderful cuisine, and for my birthday present, hubby gave me a ‘day off’ to attend the…

What is Around the World in 80 Plates?

Cooking and travel are two of my passions in life. I’ve travelled to over 40 countries and tried some amazing (and not so amazing) dishes. I’ve collected a stack of cookbooks along the way that are gathering dust on my shelf. At the moment travel is on a temporary hiatus due to the arrival of…